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Win Aggies, just win

December 4, 2013

A winning culture in sports is something that is cultivated from the ground into a structural system and eventually evolves into a tradition. This is what A&T has symbolized. A&T‘s winning tradition dates back to the 1950s. In...

Light skin, dark skin: Does it matter?

November 6, 2013

Since slavery, light skin vs. dark skin has always been an issue that has plagued the Black community. In an African American English course I take at UNCG, we discussed how typically dark skinned African Americans worked in the fi...

Minorities at a disadvantage for college admission

October 23, 2013

Anybody who has ever encountered the college admissions process knows that there’s no such thing as an even playing field. Most schools will admit that up front. “Like all colleges,” Harvard College notes on its own admissions we...

Protecting the reputation of yourself and others

October 23, 2013

The past month or so has been booming with inappropriate pictures and videos placed on social media. Although I am not one to judge, there are many people who are, such as job recruiters, professors and fellow peers. Inappropriate po...

Band feels unappreciated by student body

October 16, 2013

We hear them practice, we know their sound. We know our beloved Blue and Gold Marching Machine. Coming to an HBCU from Fairfax County, Va., a predominately white area, was quite exhilarating and intriguing. The style of the mar...

SEX AND ‘THE T’ Falling short of BIG expectations?

October 16, 2013

In the 90s sitcom “Sex and the City,” Carrie Bradshaw bumps into Mr. Big not knowing Mr. Big will be the man she marries ten years later. The expectations and anticipation Carrie holds for Mr. Big and other men throughout the serie...

Shutdown and looming default cast a cloud over U.S. economy

October 16, 2013

America is groping its way through a rancid fog toward an economic cliff. The first-ever default on federal debt obligations. The crisis is the result of a political contrivance by a handful of self-absorbed Republicans and the u...

The myth of takers vs. makers

October 2, 2013

An acquaintance of mine often rants about people who do no work and live on government handouts _ while she has to work for everything she has. She runs a cash business, and I suspect her belief that the government supports la...

‘Redskins’ offensive to Native Americans

October 2, 2013

The Washington Redskins are the poster child for Washington, D.C. athletics. Accordng to Forbes, the franchise’s 1.56 billion dollar net worth makes it one of North America’s most marketable sports teams. As recognizable as the Re...

I have no idea why I am attracted to this person

October 2, 2013

In life, people find themselves attracted to someone and they cannot understand why. Have you ever been attracted to someone and they have nothing to offer you? This person may haven no personality, no job, and may not be the br...

Aggies complain about funding for the university

September 18, 2013

I love helping people. It has always been a passion of mine. So today, I would like to help readers understand why they should stop complaining, especially when they are getting what they have asked for. As a transfer student, ...

Letter to the Editor:The following are the exact words of Mary Gorry.

September 18, 2013

Dear N.C. A&T Community, I would like to deeply apologize for the comment that I made after the football game at Appalachian last weekend. I don’t think I can truly ever apologize enough for my actions, but I would like to t...

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